Video: Brook Lopez

The hype machine has been cranking for more than two years on 6'11" Brook Lopez, currently ranked by as the #6 prospect in the country. Until now, many Cardinalmaniacs have not had a good look at why the Stanford commit is so highly regarded. This highlight video from Lopez' summer AAU action, courtesy of and, will open your eyes (and your jaw).

As it stands today, the "more offensive-minded" of the Lopez twins is the highest ranked commit in the history of Stanford Basketball.  Brook stands as the #6 overall player in the 2006 class and #2 power forward, as ranked by  A lock to be the Cardinal's next McDonald's All-American, Brook has been the more highly regarded of the 6'11" Lopez twins for the last two years.  Why?  Because of his offensive versatility, derived from softer hands and a better handle with the basketball.

Seeing is believing, and we are proud to bring you highlight footage from this July that showed why Brook rose to his current elite perch among the national rankings.  In these clips, you will see numerous examples of Lopez putting the ball on the floor while also finishing at the basket.   His athleticism shines through, as does his defense, rebounding and face-up offensive game.

Brook Lopez Scout Profile

#11 Brook Lopez AAU highlights -

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